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Cooperation of the Republic of Belarus with the Republic of Angola

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Angola were established on April 24, 1995. The Ambassador of Belarus to South Africa is accredited in Angola on a part-time basis. The Ambassador of Angola to Russia is also accredited in Belarus on a part-time basis.

Since July 2019, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Belarus in Luanda (Republic of Angola), K. Ventura, has been working.

The legal framework between Belarus and Angola is currently being formed. Three international agreements have been concluded and are in force, and work is underway on new agreements.

Trade relations between the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Angola have the following dynamics:

(in millions of US dollars)

Year

Trade Volume

Export

Import

Balance

2016

40,315

40,315

40,315

2017

73,022

73,022

73,022

2018

49,633

49,633

49,633

2019

18,684

18,684

0,0002

18,684

2020

13,968

13,951

0,017

13,934

The basis of Belarusian exports in 2020 was made up of special products, tractor equipment, trailers and semi-trailers, potash fertilizers, malt. There is almost no import.

There were no high-level visits. In August 2015, the first round of bilateral foreign policy consultations was held in Luanda at the level of deputy heads of foreign ministries.

In June 2017, the first official visit of the Minister of Foreign Relations of Angola, J.R. Shikoti, took place in Belarus, which was received by the Head of the Belarusian State.

In November 2017, the Belarusian delegation headed by the Minister of Industry of Belarus visited Angola.

In August 2018, the delegation headed by the Chairman of the State Military Industry Committee of Belarus visited Angola, and in June 2019, Belarusian companies took part in the international multi-industry exhibition “FILDA” in Luanda.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the restrictive measures imposed, most of the events planned for 2020 in Angola did not take place.

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